Why I worry about my preschoolers

By Abel Koury I look up at the clock—it’s exactly 12:59 pm on Thursday. I collect my Mo Willems books and make my way to the Room 128 where I’ll spend 15 minutes with the coolest 3–5 year olds you’ll ever meet. As they sit on the story time rug, I look at their bright … Continue reading »

Why I worry about my preschoolers

How to Teach Bad, Poor, Black, Boys…

“Oooooo his hair is like mine,” I heard a wide-eyed, mahogany-skin faced little boy whisper to his friend as I passed them. His words eased some of my anxiety as I entered an unfamiliar school, in an unfamiliar state, with an unfamiliar task, that often felt unattainable. As a way to end the school-to-prison pipeline, … Continue reading »

How to Teach Bad, Poor, Black, Boys…

Special Announcement: Implicit Bias Training Available

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity announces the nation’s first free and publicly available online implicit bias module series tailored specifically toward K-12 Educators. The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity at The Ohio State University is proud to announce the nation’s first free and publicly available online … Continue reading »

Special Announcement: Implicit Bias Training Available

Darrick Hamilton to Serve as Executive Director of Kirwan Institute

A letter from Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce A. McPheron, PhD Dear Colleagues, I write to announce that Darrick Hamilton, PhD, has accepted our offer to serve as the executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, his appointment is effective January 1, … Continue reading »

Darrick Hamilton to Serve as Executive Director of Kirwan Institute